India at the Olympics

The Olympic Rings



India at the Olympics is a history which includes 32 games in 19 countries and 800+ athletes.[1] Since 1900, India has contributed to the growth of the "Olympic Movement".[2]

The International Olympic Committee's official abbreviation for India is IND.[3]


The Indian National Olympic Committee was formed in 1927. It was recognized by the International Olympic Committee in 1927.[4]

India's team first competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1]

The Indian Hockey team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

For a period of time, India's men's field hockey team was strong in Olympic competition. The team won eleven medals in twelve Olympiads between 1928 and 1980.

In the 2012 Summer Olympics at London, India won two silver medals and four bronze medals.[5]

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